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Health Care Services

Emergency services

Emergency Medical Squad
Telephone: 911
Trained paramedics will come in a special medical van to your home. They will give advanced first aid and/or take you to the nearest hospital. CALL ONLY FOR EMERGENCY.

Emergency Room University Hospitals
450 W. 10th Avenue
Use for emergencies only.

Gynecology and maternity

Planned Parenthood - North Columbus Health Center
18 E. 17th Avenue, 206 E. State St.
Appointment call 800-230-7526 or 614-222-3604
Annual gynecological examinations, infertility, family planning counseling, birth control and sexually transmitted disease testing.

Ohio State Obstetrics Gynecology Kenny Road
2020 Kenny Road
614-293-3069: Appointment required
Maternity and gynecology

Riverside Women's Center
3535 Olentangy River Road
Maternity and gynecology
Medical and other specialty clinics available morning and afternoon.


Children's Nationwide Hospital Pediatrics (Primary Care Clinic)
700 Children's Drive (off Livingston Avenue.)
614-722-2000: Appointment required
Services: newborns to 18 years. General medicine. Well-Baby Clinic, Emergency Room, Poison Center, Dental Clinic, Eye Clinic. Call 461-2000 for specific information about these services.

General family practice

Ohio State Primary Care Thomas Rardin
2231 N. High Street
614-293-2700: Appointment required
All ages, general medicine; international travel immunizations

Ohio State Family Medicine at Upper Arlington
1615 Fishinger Road (also other locations)

Wexner Medical Center
450 W. 10th Ave.

Riverside Family Practice Center
697 Thomas Lane (one street north of North Broadway)
614-566-5414: Appointment required
Health care for all ages. Emergency care is available for established patients.

Riverside Community Medicine program
3595 Olentangy River Road

Dental care

Ohio State Dental Clinic
College of Dentistry, 305 W. 12th Ave., Postle Hall
614-292-2751: Appointment required, except for emergencies
Emergency walk-in clinic; affordable prices

Columbus Public Health Dental Clinic
Columbus Department of Health; 240 Parsons Ave. (downtown)
Extractions, cleaning, fillings and root canals on front teeth only. For children and adults.

Columbus Public Health Department Centers

Columbus Health Department Immunization Services
240 Parsons Ave.
Please bring shot records. Call 614-645-7945 if you have questions. For information about other services available through the Columbus Health Department and other clinic locations call 311 or 645-3111 or 645-7417. For tuberculosis skin tests call 614-645-2199. For international travel shots, call 614-466-4643.

Poison Emergency Hotline

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